SHMF Gratitude to Nominators

Since 1991, the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation has celebrated high achievement by New Brunswick visual artists through juried award programs. The Board of Directors wishes to thank all nominators for their work in proposing candidates of distinction. Throughout the country, many join the foundation in recognising remarkable talents in our midst. Announcement of the 2021[…]

Laura Oland - Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship

Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarship Announcement

SHMF is pleased to present two 2021 Sheila Mackay Advanced Studies Scholarships, one in academic studies and one in a studio art concentration.  Based on the recommendations of a professional jury, the Board of Directors congratulates Laura Oland  and Lorne Power who both will receive a $5000 scholarship to support their continuing education.  Ms. Oland,[…]

March 15th Deadline Reminder – SHMF Career Development Programs 2021

Central to the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation’s mandate is the support of excellence in all forms of visual art.  SHMF’s Career Development Program aims to  to assist artists reach their creative potential at many stages of their career development through a variety of funding opportunities. SHMF invites applications for the following 2021 Career Development Programs: Fred Ross[…]

Merit Bursary 2020/2021 Recipients

SHMF Merit Bursaries 2020-21

In the academic year 2020-21, Sheila Hugh Mackay Merit Bursaries were awarded to three individuals, chosen for outstanding work in visual arts. Annually, the SHMF funds merit bursaries for visual arts students at the three major  New Brunswick post secondary institutions, Mount Allison University, the  New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and  the University[…]